Dr Kimberly is a wellness and health initiatives specialist. She works as a psychologist, counsellor/psychotherapist, coach, trainer and researcher. She is originally from Austin, Texas and has worked in the US, Germany and Ireland as a mental wellness professional. Her PhD research in psychology focused on occupational health and women’s issues. Her exploratory sequential mixed methods study supports a biopsychosocial approach for treatment interventions and the importance of increasing person-centred communication with health professionals. As a result of her research, she has developed a new communication tool for women’s health which will assist in an exploration of symptoms to increase communication with health professionals. She is particularly interested in gender issues relating to differences between men and women and how they experience debilitating health conditions, which includes the areas of gender-specific medicine, social psychology, rehabilitation psychology, and occupational health psychology. She is a member of numerous professional organisations, and has served on many committees in her dedication to the fields of counselling and employee assistance. She specialises in employee assistance and wellness programmes, women’s health, vocational rehabilitation, return to work coordination, consultancy for employee concerns, disability management, job analysis, adjustment, expatriate issues, mediation, and case management.
"Novartis are delighted to continue to support the Future Health Summit. The event is always high quality from its organisation to its speakers, and is a must attend event for anyone with an interest in improving healthcare and outcomes for patients"Ian Addie, Patient Access Head, Novartis Ireland Ltd
"‘Irish Heart would like to extend our thanks for having our mobile health unit attend the Future Health Summit. The mobile health unit was extremely well received and there was over 130 blood pressure checks taken over the two days,. The event was fantastic."Emma Carter ,Mobile Health Unit Manager ,Irish Heart
"‘I have spoken at and attended this event for the last six years and in a short space of time the Future Health Summit has become an annual meeting place for progressive healthcare leaders who want to drive change and improve healthcare delivery. "Mr. Bill Maher, Chief Executive, Bon Secours Health System
"“This Conference is another one of Ireland’s global contributions. The Future Health Summit is required attendance for all who wish to engage in a stimulating interchange on the future of healthcare – globally and domestically""Michael Dowling , Chief Executive Officer of Northwell Health